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September 19, 1942

Handbook of Scientific and Technical Societies and Institutions of the United States and Canada

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United States Section Compiled for the National Research Council of the United States by Callie Hull and Mildred Paddock. Canadian Section Compiled for the National Research Council of Canada by S. J. Cook and P. A. Howard. Bulletin of the National Research Council Number 106. Fourth edition. Cloth. Price, $4. Pp. 389. Washington, D. C.: National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, 1942.

JAMA. 1942;120(3):247. doi:10.1001/jama.1942.02830380079050

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A total of 1,269 organizations of the United States and its dependencies is included in this book as well as 143 organizations for Canada. Information under the name of each organization includes the name, address, officers, history, object, membership, meetings and serial publications. Such a directory is obviously invaluable to every one in public work in the scientific field. The National Research Council renders a great service by the development and publication of this book.

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